What modern popular bass has had the greatest impact on bass players both young and not so young ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sol Dexta, Apr 11, 2018.

  1. Sol Dexta

    Sol Dexta

    Apr 11, 2018
    United Kingdom
    One bass that I played and was very impressed with was the Ibanez attack. This bass has that vintage weight and styling, and the sound is a mix of Music man and Precision. The string tension was good and it allowed me to be creative with out the hold back that alot of new basses seem to do, I know that string gauge is a factor, but this bass has just simply been put together correctly. One of my own basses is a pretty good sounding Music Man stingray replica. Musicman lookalike by Funkbass.jpg Musicman lookalike headstock.jpg MUSICMAN SOLDEXTA HEAD LOGO.jpg
  2. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    For me, as a baby, it was the Pee bass.
  3. Sol Dexta

    Sol Dexta

    Apr 11, 2018
    United Kingdom
    When I first played a real fender P bass in 1982 while at school, That bass felt and sounded chunky. When I played the jazz bass in that same year, That was it. The slim neck and more tonal variations coupled with the offset body shape put the precision in the corner standing. The Ricky looked like a bass from outa space at the time ,but the sound and feel was not inviting for me, and it also felt like a hollow body bass.
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